China Overseas Investment Network


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Helping Chinese businesses navigate their challenges globally and promoting foreign direct investments in China

EY – The global integrated professional services organization

EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services.

At EY, we are responding to the globalization of your business and industry. Our practices across over 150 countries and territories are organized into four integrated geographic areas - Americas, EMEIA (“Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa”), Asia-Pacific and Japan, making us the most globally integrated professional services organization.

Our truly borderless approach to the global markets enables us to provide you with faster responses and more tailored services, from broader, more experienced teams with deeper industry knowledge. And because we operate as a united, connected and consistent organization, you will benefit from our global perspectives and operational effectiveness.

About EY in China

China is a vast market undergoing unprecedented changes, posing challenges and complexities even for those with significant experience of operating in China. At EY, we draw upon our global and local knowledge to help you retain the confidence of investors, manage your risk, strengthen your controls, grasp opportunities and achieve your potential. Our experience in China dates back to 1981 when we were among the first international professional services networks to set up operations in mainland China. We offer Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services to many well-known Chinese companies and multinational companies operating in China.

We have 16 offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dalian, Wuhan, Nanjing, Chengdu, Tianjin, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Shenyang, Xiamen and Macau. With 10,000 people in China, we can pool the right resources to give you quality client service that will meet with your requirements.

China Overseas Investment Network

The current wave of globalization continues to transform the business landscape and impact companies around the world. China’s increasing economic presence on the world stage has undoubtedly played a part in this global trend. Chinese companies are expanding their footprint globally and their globalization strategies involve many challenges because of cultural differences, language barriers, financing difficulties and regulatory issues.

Our China Overseas Investment Network (COIN) links EY professionals around the globe, facilitates collaboration, and provides consistent and coordinated services to our clients with overseas investment from China. Building on the existing China Business Group in the Americas, EMEIA, Asia-Pacific and Japan areas, COIN has expanded our network in over 60 countries and territories around the world.

To learn more about the China Overseas Investment Network, please contact COIN Leader, Loletta Chow, COIN Senior Manager, Michelle Ho, or COIN Manager, Colin Song.

COIN is part of EY's commitment to provide seamless and high-quality client service, worldwide, to Chinese companies going overseas and doing business overseas. Our globally integrated structure enables us to deploy dedicated teams with strong local experience, and profound industry knowledge to provide seamless services to our clients.

How we make a difference

  • Global reach and local expertise
    Our truly integrated global services network and in-depth local expertise bring great benefits to your global investments; we have a strong presence and rich experience in almost every country in the world. We also have dedicated local resources in China with extensive outbound investment experience helping Chinese companies on their overseas investment activities.
  • Multi-lingual seamless service teams
    We have integrated client service teams from Assurance, Tax, Transaction Advisory, Transaction Tax and Advisory services who are fluent in Chinese, English and other local languages.
    Our service teams include many Chinese-speaking professionals who have a Chinese background but live and work in major destination countries that you may be investing in, and experienced professionals from major overseas countries residing in China to support the China-related investment issues of our multinational clients.
  • Our credentials in Outbound Transactions
    We have assisted many Chinese companies with their “go global” strategy, working on many of the most significant Chinese outbound transactions. In the past few years, we have acted as advisors on a number of high-profile China outbound investment transactions around the world with deal values ranging from US$200 million to US$10 billion. We have extensive cross-border transaction experience and knowledge in the most complicated transactions covering a wide range of industries, such as oil and gas, banking and insurance, mining, technology, automotive, real estate, infrastructure, chemical, and consumer and industrial products. Our services are along the deal process covering not only financial and tax due diligence and tax structuring but also valuation, post-deal integration, financial advisor and commercial due diligence.

Our industry focus

At EY, we have in-depth knowledge in just about every industry. Our approach is to bring the professional skills and knowledge to assist with our clients' endeavors. EY understands that investing in developing specific industry focus knowledge will ultimately benefit our clients and enable us to bring value to our clients. It is with this philosophy that we have been able to help our clients in achieving their goals.

Our One-Stop Services

Chinese businesses that plan to invest overseas face a wide range of challenges. We offer a wide spectrum of professional services to help address these challenges, covering all stages during the overseas investment, from planning stage to execution stage to integration stage.

Planning and Market Entry Deal Execution Integration and Closing Our industry focus

Planning and Market Entry

  • Market Entry Feasibility Study
  • Location Study
  • Environment Investment Analysis
  • Company Targeting
  • Government Relations
  • Law*
  • Risk Assessments
  • Real Estate Advisory
    • Construction and Development Advisory
    • Investment Analysis

*Our legal services provided in some specific countries and territories.